ONLINE BRAIN GAMES COULD HELP ELDERLY IMPROVE COGNITIVE ABILITIES

Researchers from the University of California Irvine, have found that spending time playing online brain game exercises could be beneficial...

QUITTING SMOKING COULD REDUCE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Heavy cigarette smokers with at least a 20 pack-year smoking history can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease by 39% within...

 
 
 

PREGNANCY-RELATED WIDENING OF ABDOMINAL MUSCLES MAY AFFECT 'TUMMY TUCK' OUTCOMES

Especially in women who have had multiple pregnancies, widening and thinning of the abdominal muscles may contribute to problems with...

NEXT GENERATION OF HYDROGEL SYSTEMS COULD HELP REPAIR BONE DEFECTS IN FUTURE

Bioengineers and dentists from the UCLA School of Dentistry have developed a new hydrogel that is more porous and effective in promoting...

 
 
 

LARGEST GENOMIC ANALYSIS COULD HELP IMPROVE TREATMENT FOR MERKEL CELL CARCINOMA PATIENTS

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive skin tumor that is diagnosed in approximately 2,000 people each year in the United States.

VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY DURING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COULD RESULT IN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN ADOLESCENCE

Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence,...

 
 
 

GENETICISTS PROVE THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF PROBIOTICS ON VAGINAL HEALTH

Scientists have found strong evidence that three genes from Lactobacillus species can mediate adhesion to the vaginal epithelium.

TYPE 1 DIABETES LINKED TO GUT MICROBIOME AND GENETIC FACTORS

A new study has revealed that the gut microbiome of children with a high genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes is markedly different...

 
 
 

CALIFORNIA CLAMPS DOWN ON AMATEUR USE OF GENE-EDITING TECHNOLOGIES

California state officials have passed the first law to prohibit genetic biohacking in an effort to regulate at-home gene editing.

RESEARCHERS FIND POSSIBLE CAUSES FOR LACKING OF EFFECTIVE THERAPY FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Medications currently used to treat multiple sclerosis can merely reduce relapses during the initial relapsing-remitting phase.

 
 
 

PROTEIN IMPLICATED IN NEURON GROWTH AND CELL ADHESION APPEARS CRUCIAL FOR PAIN SENSITIZATION

Researchers from Japan's Osaka University have made an important leap in our understanding of how chronic pain conditions develop.

LIVING NEAR GREEN SPACE LINKED TO MENTAL WELLBEING, FINDS STUDY

Living within 300 m of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of...

 
 
 

A BRUSH WITH A NOTORIOUS CAT, MY RABIES EDUCATION AND THE BIG BILL THAT FOLLOWED

I was just petting an orange tabby cat in my Falls Church, Va., neighborhood, a cat I'd never met before. He was very cute. And he...

ABCAM COLLABORATES WITH VISIKOL TO DEVELOP NEW TOOLS FOR IMPROVED TISSUE CLEARING AND 3D IMAGING

Abcam, a global innovator in life science reagents and tools, and Visikol, a contract research organization focused on advancing drug...

 
 
 

NANOSTRING AND ABCAM ENTER COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE EXPANDED MENU OF ANTIBODIES FOR GEOMX DIGITAL SPATIAL PROFILER

NanoString Technologies, Inc., a provider of life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products, today...

NEW TISSUE CLEARING KITS AND REAGENTS FOR FASTER, ACCURATE 3D IMAGING

Abcam's tissue clearing kits and reagents enable easy and rapid clearing for 3D imaging of tissues and cell culture models.

 
 
 

PLACING STUDENTS AT THE HEART OF ALBUMEDIX

Recently, Albumedix were fortunate enough to employ two postgraduates through the University of Nottingham postgraduate placements...

ALBUMEDIX ANNOUNCES EVALUATION AGREEMENT WITH A TOP PHARMA COLLABORATOR

Novartis and Albumedix Ltd. have entered into an agreement to evaluate the development of several first-in-class therapeutics using...

 
 
 

ALBUMEDIX GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY

May 8th marked a big day in Albumedix's history. Holding a traditional ground-breaking ceremony; our workforce, builders and contractors...

ALZHEIMER'S DRUG REVERSES BRAIN DAMAGE IN RATS EXPOSED TO ALCOHOL DURING ADOLESCENCE

A drug used to slow cognitive decline in adults with Alzheimer's disease appears to reverse brain inflammation and neuron damage in...

 
 
 



Some antibiotics linked to a higher risk of colon cancer

Some antibiotics linked to a higher risk of colon cancer

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University found that people who developed bowel cancer were more likely to have taken penicillin. But tetracyclines may have protective effects for... Read more ...

It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking

It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking

Experts have long thought that an ex-smoker's risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death from heart disease returns to normal within five years. Read more ...

Vaping Linked to Impaired Vascular Function

Vaping Linked to Impaired Vascular Function

Vaping was found to damage blood vessels even when the solution does not include nicotine, stated new study. Read more ...

The UK and US have the HEALTHIEST packaged foods in the world, finds review

The UK and US have the HEALTHIEST packaged foods in the world, finds review

The UK ranked 2.83 out of five, followed by the US with 2.82 in an analysis of more than 400,000 products across the globe by researchers at the University of Oxford. Read more ...

I'm a Trainer, and These Are the Ab Exercises Everyone Should Know For a...

I'm a Trainer, and These Are the Ab Exercises Everyone Should Know For a Stronger Core

No matter your fitness level, having a strong core should always be prioritized, in my opinion. To clarify, I'm not talking about getting a six-pack; there's a difference... Read more ...

Quitting smoking could cut the risk of cardiovascular disease by 40% within...

Quitting smoking could cut the risk of cardiovascular disease by 40% within 5 years, study finds

A new study from Vanderbilt University has found that it could take up to 25 years for a former heavy smoker's cardiovascular disease risk to be similar to that of a never smoker. Read more ...

Scientists develop a blood test which can predict whether you will die in...

Scientists develop a blood test which can predict whether you will die in the next 10 years

A team from the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Germany developed a blood test after looking at more than 44,000 people who ranged from 18 to 109 years old. Read more ...

Having Kids Made Me Notice All The Things My Parents Did Wrong

Having Kids Made Me Notice All The Things My Parents Did Wrong

When my sisters and I were in elementary school, we were often left alone at home. Both of our parents worked, and since we lived in the middle of nowhere, I'd spend my days... Read more ...

Smoking E-Cigarettes Without Nicotine Can Destroy Blood Vessels

Smoking E-Cigarettes Without Nicotine Can Destroy Blood Vessels

E-cigarettes, including nicotine-free ones, can be detrimental to the body's blood vessels. These may lead to irreversible damages to our lungs and the circulatory system. Read more ...

Religion Is A Reason for Not Getting Vaccinated Against HPV

Religion Is A Reason for Not Getting Vaccinated Against HPV

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends initiation of HPV vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with catch-up vaccination recommended for certain groups through age 26... Read more ...